Monday, January 28, 2013

atheist exegesis: "worse than an unbeliever"

Leave it to an atheist do some thoughtful exegeis on this often  "misundertaken" passage

1 Timothy 5:8 - Anyone who does not provide for their relatives, and especially for their own household, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.

In simplest terms, I think most people use it in an attempt designate who is or is not a Christian (another usually undefined word), but I’ve come to severely doubt that those categories have next to anything to do with how this kind of language was used in the first century.  FULL ARTICLE HERE

1 comment:

Hey, thanks for engaging the conversation!